Police warn of illegal drugs in candy packaging in North Carolina

Police warn of illegal drugs in candy packaging in North Carolina
Police in Apex, North Carolina warn parents of possible illegal drugs being sold in candy and chocolate packaging.

The police in Apex, North Carolina are warning parents to be wary of illegal drugs that may be sold in chocolate and candy packaging. This warning comes after detectives from the Apex Police Department raided an electronic cigarette shop that was selling drugs, illegal electronic pod medication, and other illicit items.

The police have stated that they are unaware of any drugs being sold to children, but they are attempting to warn the public so that they can keep an eye on any candy recently purchased by their children.

They purchased illegal drugs, marijuana, and illegal electronic pod cartridges, which were packaged in colorful paper wrappers similar to candy and chocolate bars. The store owner and two other individuals were arrested during the raid. The police also confiscated $12,000 in cash. Photos that were released show everything that was discovered by authorities inside the store.

As mentioned earlier, the exhibit contained over 116 chocolate bars filled with drugs listed in appendix 1, as well as 3.3 pounds of marijuana, THC electronic pod drugs, and cash. Police also confiscated several pieces of broken glass and other drug paraphernalia from the arrested individuals. However, authorities did not find any evidence of drug sales to children.

The police have arrested the store owner and two employees on unspecified charges. The suspects are currently awaiting questioning. As the investigation is ongoing, authorities have not yet specified when they will be tried or what charges they will face. There is currently no information about whether other local retail stores were involved or if there are other illegal drug operations in the area.


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